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Ebola information packet for international laboratories
  • Published Date:
    August 2014
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Ebola information packet for international laboratories
  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.). Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response.
  • Description:
    Section 1: Ebola Overview and Case Definitions -- Section 2: Laboratory Guidance Standard Operation Procedures and Protocols -- Section 3: Decision Algorithms and Shipping Guidelines and Requirements to submit specimens to CDC for confirmatory testing -- Section 4: Biosafety Guidance.

    Release to the public Version 1.0.

    We have had a large number of requests for information on the Ebola outbreak virus outbreak in West Africa. This information packet provides:

    • Information on Ebola virus disease (EVD)

    • Information on CDC’s EVD molecular diagnostic testing assays

    • How to consult with CDC about EVD patients and decisions about testing

    • How to submit diagnostic specimens directly to CDC for testing

    - Cover letter, August 20, 2014


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